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Jan 13, 2013 9:35pm EST
of the dumb things they do because i do not think it is in the interest of israel. i just do not think it is smart for israel." who'd like to comment on that? guest: there has been a lot of suggestion that senator chuck hagel might be anti-semitic. i have no way of knowing and i doubt very seriously he is. what is troubling about that quote is not so much the jewish lobby, a different way of saying something -- the israel lobby or ever. the most troubling part of that quote has to do with the fact that it goes on to say, i am a u.s. senator and not the senator from israel. the troubling part of that is the subtle suggestion that if you disagree with him about policy, u.s. policy toward israel and the middle east, somehow that you are, there is a loyal to question at stake there, that those who disagree with him are not beholden to the u.s. and the constitution as much as, also thinking they have a duty towards israel. i think that is going to be something the senators are going to ask him about. host: let me brief you about what eron david miller writes in "the washington post" f
MSNBC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
chuck haigle is a solid guy who speaks his mind. he's a good supporter of israel. he has been there and the record will show that but he is not reluctant to disagree when he thinks disagreement is appropriate. >> you brought up israel. he referred to a jewish lobby saying it intimidates a lot of people on capitol hill what kind of thinking does that reflect? can you understand pro-israel senators being concerned by that comment? >> they shouldn't be that concerned that term slips out from time to time. there was an article this week that the israeli newspaper, har rhettz, occasionally used the same thing. so, chuck should have said israeli lobby, not jewish lobby and perhaps he needs to write on a blackboard 100 times it is the israeli lobby. but is there an israeli lobby. there are people who very supportive of the state of israel. i am very poretive of the state of israel. so is senator hagel and you will see this in the confirmation hearings but it doesn't mean you have to agree with every single position that the israeli government takes. >> fair enough, but on a couple of measures,
FOX
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
military attack. on israel, he said the u.s. should talk to hamas, opposed declaring hezbollah a terrorist organization, and also said -- this is the quote -- the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. senator ayotte, how troubled are you by the hagel nomination. >> chris, let me say i am very troubled. i think the hearings on this nomination are going to be consequential. i have not made up my mind, but here's where we are, put up his prior positions, it makes me wonder, it perplexes me why the president nominated senator hagel. one of the things that troubles me that you didn't put up is the reaction of iran, one of the greatest threats we face is that iran acquiring a nuclear weapon, some his prior statements seem to suggest he thinks we can contain iran and that is against 99 senators, we recently voted and richard blumenthal is a great supporter of that, that our policy cannot be to contain a nuclear armed iran. iran, this week, kind of reacted favorably somewhat. there were statements favorable to his nomination, in fact, they said they were hopeful that with his
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
because he says president bush might have used that as cover for a military attack on israel. hagel said the u.s. is should talk to hamas. he opposed declaring hezbollah a terrorist organization and also said this is the quote the jewish lobby intimidates a lot of people up here. senator ayotte, how troubled are you by the hagel nomination? >> let me say this i'm very he troubled. i think that the hearings on this nomination are going to be consequential. i have not made up my mind but here s where we are. you put up his prior positions. it makes me wonder and perplexes me why the president nominated senator hagel. one of the things that troubles me that you didn't put up s also the reaction of iran. one of the greatest threats that we face is that iran acquiring a nuclear weapon. some of the prior statements seem to suggest that he thinks we could contain iran. well, that is against 99 senators we recently voted and richard blumenthal is a great supporter of that that our policy cannot be to contain a nuclear armed iran. iran this week kind of reacted favorably some what. some stat
LINKTV
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
israel, but they do see the new tactic as crucial, and one that is missing among the infighting of palestinian politics. it must have struck a nerve. israel's supreme court was willing to allow it to go on, but the prime minister put a stot to it. >> an skwlotion has killed seven afghan villages -- an explosion has killed seven afghan villagers. they tried to put -- pull the bodies. a roadside bombing has killed as many as 17 soldiers and injured 2 it more. a pakistani cleric who spent years living abroad in canada is stations what he calls a long march to islamabad. he is calling for sweeping reforms to end scruppings and social in-- corruption and social injustice. protests over 96 shiah muslims is spreading across the country. people have taken to the streets in several cities. families of the victims have vowed motte to bury their bodies until the government promises to protect them from the sectarian attacks. >> police have arrested six men for abducting and raping a 26-year-old woman. this came weeks after an attack in delhi that outrageded those. the victim boarded a local b
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
. the pick has faced a lot of criticism because of hagel's controversial comments about israel and iran in the past. one of the people speaking out is former mayor ed koch and he said quote quote. frankly i thought there would come a time when he would renege speaking of the president when he conveyed on his support of israel comes a little earlier than i thought it would. it's very disappointing. i believe he will ultimately regret it koch said and it undoubt ltedly will reduce support for him in the jewish community. i don't think he, the president, worries about that now that the election is over thank you may for candor. we should be concerned about this appointment because of chuck hagel's soft attitude toward iran believing we shouldn't apply sanctions we should have unconditional conversations with these terrorists and somehow if we make nice with them they won't build a bomb and point it at everybody but themselves. at the same time, while we are going soft, senator hagel has been one who has been harsh on israel. i think he has got it mixed up. at least i think so. finally
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
controversial comments about israel and iran in the past. and one of the people speaking out against the nomination is former new york city mayor ed koch he said this and i quote, frankly i thought there was a time he would renege, speaking of the president, on support of israel and comes a little earlier than i thought it would. it's very disappointing, i believe he will ultimately regret it koch said and undoubtedly reduce support for him in the jewish community i don't think that he, the president, worries about na now that the election is over. well, thank you, mayor, for your candor. the mayor's a democrat. but we should be concerned about this appointment because of chuck hagel's soft attitude toward iran, believing that we shouldn't apply sanctions, that we should have unconditional conversations these terrorists and somehow, maybe if we just make nice with them, they won't build a bomb and point it at everybody, but themselves. at the same time while we're going soft, senator hagel has been one who's been rather harsh on israel. i think he's got it mixed up. at least i think so.
SFGTV
Jan 14, 2013 8:30am PST
in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we want to congratulate you and all of our italian american community as we kickoff the year of italian culture in the united states and we look forward to joining hands with you to make it as successful as possible. >> thank you very much. [applause] >> all right. and please consider me one of "us". >> thank you very much. and bona tale. i asked senator leno how do you think they say happy chanukkah in italian? and he said mozel tough and i am glad to be here and i am proud to be an italian american and it's been an important part of my identity. i believe i have the soul in my heart. [applause] . so there you are. and i remember my grandfather saying when he came over on the boat he was told the streets of america were paved with gold and found out there were no streets and he had to do the paving, and i think the strongest part of our culture is "the family". we may have our dysfunctions but o
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 2:30am PST
israel and iran. powell says he believes those concerns will be put to rest once senators meet the nominee face to face. >> he's superbly qualified based on his overall record, based on his service to the country, based on how he feels about troops and veterans, families. i think he will do a great job as secretary of defense. i think in his confirmation hearings, all of these issues that you raise, that others have raised, he'll be prepared to deal with. i read some of the responses that he has already put together. i think he will make a very, very spirited defense of his position. i think he'll be confirmed. >>> other foreign leaders are less convinced. top republicans on the senate armed services and foreign relations committees responsible for the pick for the pentagon. >> can you be for senator hagel? in some ways he was the chairman of your -- co-chair of your campaign in 2000. he would seem to be your kind of guy. a veteran. a guy who has been shot at in -- >> he's a veteran, he's a friend what is his view of america's role in the world? whether he really believes that the
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 4:00am PST
senator chuck hagel. he's come under fire for his remarks about iran and israel in the past. he'll sit down with leading democrat chuck schumer of new york, among others, starting today. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> we learned overnight that u.s. forces played a role in a failed rescue attempt in somalia last week. u.s. air ships did enter restricted air space briefly but did not use weapon. the hostage was apparently killed in the raid. >>> beijing is shrouded in a toxic fog this morning. as air pollution continues to soar off the charts. schools have canceled outdoor activities. hospitals are getting flooded with patients with breathing problems. children and the elderly are being warned to stay indoors. the smog being blamed on rapid economic growth and a surge in car ownership. >>> and here at home, a scary situation for hundreds of patients treated at a veterans administration hospital in upstate new york. people may have been exposed to hiv or two types of hepatitis. it is linked to an accidental reuse of insulin pe
PBS
Jan 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
republican wants to go on and a second term, on iran, israel, and defense spending and a particular. >> next, the looming fight over gun control, as the vice president meets with the nra in the white house. >> there is no similar solution to how we deal with the kinds of things that happened up in newtown or colorado or the general gun violence that exists in america today and. the president and i and the cabinet understands that it is a complicated issue. >> vice-president biden met with the nra, among others, at the white house this week. he's expected to deliver gun control or commissions to the president as early as next tuesday. colby, will this be a showdown with the nra over an assault weapons ban? >> no, it will not be gunfight at the o.k. corral. they will oppose any effort to do any thing on guns, and they may prevail. and there will probably be some agreement on background checks. to be parochial about this, in the district of columbia it would mean nothing to us regardless of any proposal did last year, the metropolitan police department recovered 1600 firearms. the year
SFGTV2
Jan 14, 2013 3:30pm PST
came all the way from israel to meet the people and hang out and she was amazing. >> the environment, the people, everything. it is like everyone has so much energy. >> hey, you are beautiful. and i love you. >> why? because... it is definitely a lot more fun than being inside. >> so far we have had zero problems. it is a long-step process, a lot of thinking and people involved. so we think that we got rid of all of the problems that could happen. they are doing it, and we are doing it and everybody is doing the best that they can. >> it is a wonderful out reach >> come. >> it is beautiful. ♪
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 12:00am PST
. about iran, about israel, and so forth. you're going hear a lot more statements publicly from the president in order to make sure that hagel gets through. which he will. chris: let's go about the gun issue. which is very troubling to a lot of people. will we get a substantial package that looks like the n.r.a. didn't like it but it still passed? >> it will be small and discrete. >> they're more likely to get a smaller package than a larger one. >> i agree but this issue is moving faster than people think. chris: are we in a unique time where people will bounce against the n.r.a. and say no, you're wrong this time? >> the n.r.a. will oppose everything so yes. and in that sense. you'll get background checks and might get some limits on the high capacity clips. and health care -- and mental hettle proposals that relate -- health proposals that relate to gun violence. chris: marginal victory for the president. and we have talked about the pitfalls of second terms for presidents. richard nixon and ronald reagan could testify about that one. as catastrophic as nixon's second term proble
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
for him. still they say about the stance on iran and things he said about iraq and israel and whether he stands close enough with israel as ally. the white house is confident he'll be confirmed. it's not going to be an easy process. >> one month since the school shooting at sandy hook elementary in connecticut. vice president joe biden expected to lay out recommendations for gun control tomorrow. what is he expected to say? >> administration has already said that they will push for assault weapons ban and nra doesn't think it will pass here and for limits on high capacity clips. with those meetings that we saw with all sides last week and today sitting down with cabinet members and members of congress, the vice president is expected to recommend universal background checks saying a lot of groups he met with are pushing for background checks whether you buy that weapon online, retail store, even in a private sale or at gun shows which now is considered a loophole. >> most likely some sort of change will take effect. thank you very much for the update. >>> while discussing gun c
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 8:00am PST
during the failed operation along 17 somali fighters. israel has cracked down on the latest non-violent effort by palestinian activists to stop the ongoing expansion of jewish only settlements in the occupied west bank. on sunday, israeli troops raided a tent encampment dubbed bab al- shams. the e1 construction had largely been put on hold. is resumed work there last month in response to the u.n. vote recognizing palestine as a nonmember observer state. the activists behind bab al- shams pitched around 20 tents at the site on friday in a bid to oppose the lead a settlement growth. the palestinian legislator said palestinians are protecting the land they're entitled to for future independent palestinian state. >> it is palestinian land. we are here legally. this is nonviolent resistance. we are encountering the illegal settlements of the israelis by building on our own land. >> the inhabitant's remained there until early sunday morning when around 500 israeli forces raided the encampment and detained several people. organizers say at least six people were wounded in the crackdown
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 8:00pm EST
that and listen to what the iranians are saying he said israel will be no more. he did not say annihilated. there is so much i do think they will have to understand the culture that i wish that you agree but to understand other people's culture. >> of the last few minutes if you like to ask raise your hand. >> speenine. [inaudible] >> guest: i wrote a lot in the '80s and i had files i had papers all over the house. that that is where it came from. i had a good memory but what i had done but i follow iran and various things spinet the story almost told itself. i just did the typing that it was clear to me that 68 was a pivotal year because of the moment in time in history and one of the interesting things of her life is how she lived through this time and new people like richard nixon that her perspective is one that i don't think i have ever seen a man have it is a woman's perspective because she responded to the way he treated his wife. that is what memoir can contribute because women do have a slightly different experience. another question? >> speenine. [inaudible] [inaudibl
FOX News
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
job. >> he is a solid guy who speaks his phaoeufpbltd he's a good supporter of israel and he's been there, the record will show that. but he's not reluctant to disagree. i think he will do a great job as secretary of defense. >> let me say this. i'm very troubled. i think that the hearings on this nomination are going to be consequential. i have not made up my mind, but here is where we are. you've put up his prior positions. it makes me wonder, it perplexess me why the president nominated senator hagel. >> that was kelly ayotte a republican from new hampshire showing her displeasure with the pick. no doubt hagel will face questions on his views on iran and israel during those hearings. martha: fox news alert for you now, president obama about to hold the last news conference of his first term. we just heard this about an hour ago. senior political analyst brit hume on the high stakes for the president in this conference and for republicans of course over the next four years. bill: a follow-up on a story we talked about the key development in a massive salary scandal where the city
LINKTV
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
trying to cross into israel from the occupied west bank to find work. israeli forces opened fire. israeli military spokesman said they shot at the man according to the army's role of engagement. thousands marched in paris against legalization that would encourage adoption and marriage by same-sex couples. ♪ >> they may be dancing in the streets, but these people have serious objections to the way france is headed. they came to paris from all over the country to say that, despite what the government is planning, marriage should between -- should be between a man and woman. >> i really believe that a family is a father and a mother. it has always been like that. it does not have anything to do with religion. when you get married, you make a commitment to society to love each other, protected other -- there is a link between marriage and procreation. >> it is the prospect of gay people being able to adopt children, that has motivated so many people to protest. it has brought together conservatives, right wingers, and people from christian, jewish, and muslim communities. there was
NBC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
carried on the israel's satellite. i think the american public is going to find they will be, as well. >> reporter: gone is san francisco based current tv, a ground-breaking network that never really got off the ground. but hyatt and gore soared, selling current for a reported $500 million to al jazeera english, a tv network that's financed by the oil-rich country of qatar. hyatt is proud, reflective, and a little agitated. >> what some of the press has been negative, i will say highly hypocritical. it's basically been fox news and "wall street journal," both of which are owned by news corp and news corp second largest owner is the saudi royal family. so this idea that they're criticizing a al gore and i would do nis with arabs is really quite remarkable and they don't even disclose that their company is owned in significant part by arabs. >> but this is just sleazy, al. this is disgraceful. >> is it ironic for you or as some critics say, disengeneral was that your friend and partner al gore would sell to a broadcast company funded basically by oil? >> none at all. look, again, i get
Current
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
caggel considering his past controversial stanchions on israel and iran. he is getting members of both parties in his corner. hagel shortly after president obama exactly announced the name no, sir. superbly qualified with a distinguished public service. his own campaign with the myth against chuck hagel sending a set of documents showing hagel as pro-israel. one much those papers quotes israeli danny ialon saying hagel was a decent and fair reasoner. it's a start of what should be a strong lobbying effort from the administration convincing the senate to confirm hagel as secretary of defense. >> president obama's planners are a little strapped for cash. they are using a plan like groupon offering a limited number of daily deals. one of of the most recent with obama, biden and their wives for a price of $50,000. last time, that was a maximum donation. we will be right back. we have a big big hour and the iq will go way up. (vo) current tv gets the converstion started weekdays at 9am eastern. >> i'm a slutty bob hope. >> you are. >> the troops love me. (vo) tv and radio talk show hos
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 8:00am PST
about his views on iran, iraq, israel. he, as colin powell said, can defend himself very well and he has been talking to as many as 30 senators in advance of the hearings that he hopes are going to take place fairly quickly once the senate comes back. but that's after the inauguration. and meanwhile, the opposition could build. >> andrea, i'm going to let you go here in just a second, but do you want to give us a quick preview of what you have coming up at 1:00 on "andrea mitchell reports"? >> we're waiting as you are to hear what the president has to say because we know he wants to outline the view on the debt ceiling. i was talking to whoufs officials over the weekend and they are not going to retreat to the 14th andment or any work arounds. they are laughing off the platinum coin, as you know, as a nonstarter and federal reserve said they would not buy that asset. that means it is absolutely a nonstarter. it would not have the intended effect that son of its supporters would like. so they are putting it right back on congress, you've got to deal with this debt ceiling issue and th
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 3:00am PST
remarks about iran, israel and gay rights. he'll sit down with a leading democrat chuck schumer of new york among others. hagel got a resounding endorsement yesterday from former secretary of state colin powell. >>> it's been one year since the cruise ship "costa concordia" disaster. hundreds of survivors and relatives of the 32 victims marked the anniversary yesterday with a candlelight vigil near the crash scene. they also released chinese lanterns that floated in the air over the ship which is still stuck in the water. it could be september before it's rolled upright and towed to a port. >> i can't believe it's still in the water. >>> american forces played a role in the failed rescue attempt of a french hostage in somalia last week. president obama revealed that u.s. warplanes entered somali air space to support that rescue operation. no weapons were used, though. the french intelligent agent was held hostage for three years was apparently killed in the failed raid. >>> in russia, signs of anger against a new law banning americans from adopting russian children. thousands marched i
NBC
Jan 14, 2013 5:00am PST
and republicans scratching their heads. lots of questions on iran and israel for him as those hearings come up and then finally the debt ceiling. we pushed it off. we hit it in december. didn't pay a few bills to push that off until february. now as the house resumes today, congress must make some decisions. republicans will push for more spending cuts. this time we're told including social security. so a big agenda this week. >> all right. we'll see how it goes. thank you very much, tracie. >>> new this morning, japan airlines has grounded one of its boeing 787 dreamliners. the airline says it found a fuel leak during an inspection outside of tokyo yesterday. it is reportedly the same aircraft that had a fuel leak in boston last week. now it is the latest trouble surrounding the boeing 787. friday the u.s. government launched an investigation into the recent problems with that plane. >>> after spending more than a month in the hospital, former president george h.w. bush may get to leave as early as today. bush's son, former florida governor jeb bush, said his father is expect
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
position on key issues like israel and iran. he's probably going to have to get a little closer to the president's public position and allay some concerns about some things he said which i think at times involved not very smart choice of words. i think that ought to do it. i think, you know, senator schumer probably doesn't want to be a no to bring down a presidential nominee at this point. i think schumer needs to demonstrate he asked some tough questions. i think hagel can get pass it it if he has some good meetings and he essentially swanlgs some concerns here. >> ken talked about that this morning that he thought schumer was the key as well. how much of this do you think is republicans that just want to say no and how much is genuine concern? >> i think the fed, john mccain is keeping an open mind on this. that's encouraging if you're chuck hagel in the white house. but i would argue that the most critical meeting chuck hagel will have in the coming days is chuck schumer. he has to be able to answer the questions of the new york senator because he can bring along as many as ten dem
FOX News
Jan 13, 2013 4:00pm PST
senate sources and the white house mounted a vigorous defense and hagel says his record on israel, iran and gays in the military has been distorted and the senate armed services committee, kelly ayotte says what worries her most is the reaction from iran. >> what i want to make sure is that iran is actually not hopeful, but they're fearful, as r ult of our nominee from the secretary of perspective. >> former chairman of joint chiefs and secretary of state colin powell gave his backing to hagel today then though then senator hagel was one of the largest critics of the iraq war, a war that powell helped sell to the american people. and hagel later tried to stop the surge in iraq, calling it the biggest foreign policy blunder since vietnam. >> superbly qualified based on his overall record, based on his service to the country, based on how he feels about troops and veterans and families. >> reporter: the president is gearing up for a fight on three key issues, gun control, budget cuts and ill grayinmmigr reforms. and he's like i to get with marco rubio creating a path to citizenship for th
FOX
Jan 13, 2013 5:00pm PST
israel, iran and gays in the military have been distorted. confirmation hearings could start as early as this week. >>> the family of aaron swartz, a young internet pioneer who relatives say committed suicide yesterday say the government is partly to blame for his death. swartz developed the widely used computer code rss at the age 14. the 26-year-old was set to go on trial next month on charges of illegally downloading technology information. the u.s. attorney in massachusetts and mit pursued exceptionally harsh charges that could have sent him to prison for 30 years, which the family claims contributed to his death. his death has prompted a twitter response. thousands of his supporters in research have taken to the social networking site to provide links to academic papers regardless of whether they have permission. the protest, running under the hashtag pdf tribute is meant to be a virtual representation of aaron swartz' believes in the availability and access of all information. >>> an inspection of a boeing 787 dreamliner confirmed today that the aircraft had a fuel leak. the jap
CSPAN
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm EST
and israel he had biological weapons, and at one point he had the makings of a nuclear weapon acquired its of the gulf war. he was a man that had a fairly substantial wmd arsenal much like the shaara al-assad has in syria today. and that task after the first gulf war was to dismantle the arsenal, and a part of what led to the debate over the wmd for the second iraq war was a lot of people in the united nations and in the american government were not satisfied that the weapons that he did have had been fully eradicate it, and was hard to prove, but we now know that by the time the 2003 occasion occurred this had deteriorated into nothing more had been removed and that isn't understood that time in part because for a period of news and inspections iraq. >> host: how many times did you go over to iraq? >> guest: i'm not sure that i can remember exactly, but i covered the first 1991 war called the general war and then i was there for the invasion in 2003 and actually got to baghdad on april 12th and the place was in chaos but in a funny way it's never been quite as safe as it was
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2013 12:30am EST
at guantanamo. you cannot returned them, because you have to go through israel. those negotiations never went anywhere. there are a handful of other palestinians than a been resettled in other countries. and one man was almost taken in by the german government in 2009. the germans want to take three, but they took two in the end. if they cannot go anywhere -- he cannot go anywhere until he's cleared. so there are the yemenis and the rest of the prisoners. some awaiting trial or those with indefinite detention. that's what we have to push when we are talking about closing the prison. >> if you look back at the memos that britain that gave president bush the authority, the justification to do what he did, as commander-in-chief, you have anything that will constrain exercise of authority is unconstitutional, so the president has limitless powers, basically. if that was good advice back then, then i think the president as commander-in-chief could make a decision in that capacity. they say no money appropriated here may be used. that's the defense department. the president controls a lo
CNN
Jan 14, 2013 6:00am PST
israel, one issue, but a former colleague of hagel now says he has another problem, his temperament. >> i think there are a number of staffers who are coming forth now just talking about the way he has dealt with them, i have certainly questions about a lot of things. >> hagel has been given a vote of approval from colin powell, a former secretary of state for secretary george w. bush. >>> there are reports that disgraced cyclist lance armstrong is considering confessing when he sits down with oprah winfrey today. this is armstrong's first interview since he was stripped of his seven tour de france wins. oprah's interview with lance armstrong will air thursday night on the winfrey network. >>> the flu season means big business for -- take a look at this map of the nation's current flu outbreak. some say the flew is so widespread because so many sick people cannot afford to stay home from work. i can certainly understand that. >> it works out to almost a third of the nation's washingers, they're -- full-time workers too, about 20% of full-time workers they don't get paid six days either, s
FOX
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
they're not comfortable with some of his comments about israel, iran, and gays in the military. >>> former president george h. w. bush could get out of a houston hospital sometime this week. a family spokesman says they're hopeful and they're taking things one day at a time. the 88-year-old former president went into the hospital november 23 to be treated for bronchitis, but he remained there after battling a stubborn fever and a cough. >>> 7:16. lance armstrong says he is ready to speak candidly in his big interview with oprah winfrey today. it's's billed as a no holds barred 90-minute constituentdown. armstrong -- sitdown. armstrong says he will answer the questions directly and honestly. it's widely believed he will confess to taking performance enhancing drugs. the interview is scheduled to be broft on thursday. >>> -- broadcast on thursday. >>> truckee is tracking down on careless handling of trash that attracts bears. new rules will impose fines on violators. warnings will be sent out for the first offense but repeat offenders could be signed up to $1,000. many tahoe comm
CBS
Jan 14, 2013 7:00am PST
israel and earlier opposition to unilateral sanctions against iran. >> i am not comfortable yet. i want to ask him questions about those two issues. >> reporter: and a new issue. hagel's reputation as a hot head. >> there are numbers of staffers who are coming forth now just talking about the way he has dealt with them. i have certainly questions about a lot of things. >> reporter: hagel did receive support from defense and diplomatic heavyweight colin powell. >> this is a gentleman who knows all of these issues in depth. he is a fellow who speaks his mind. he sometimes gets in trouble with those who think he should not speak his mind, but he says what he believes, and he sticks with it. >> reporter: after the president's news conference, he'll sit down for lunch here at the white house with vice president biden, where the two will discuss the gun violence recommendations the vice president will formally present to the president tomorrow. after that meeting, the vice president will meet separately with house democrats to discuss gun violence and the politics surrounding the white house
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113th congress effective today. signed sincerely, steve israel, member of congress. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir, i will be taking a leave of absence from the house appropriations committee for the remainder of the 113th congress. as you are aware, i was elected by the full democratic caucus to serve as the ranking member on the house permanent select committee on intelligence this congress. i intend to return to the appropriations committee in the future. thank you for your help with this matter. i look forward to working with you in the coming year. signed sincerely, dutch ruppersburger, member of congress. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir, in order to join the committee on appropriations, i hereby take a leave of absence from my seat on the committee on the judiciary effective today. signed sincerely, mike quigley, member of congress. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir, in order to join the committee on appropriations, i hereby resign my seat on the committee on oversight and government reform effective today
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issues concerning iran and israel. who else is hagel set to meet with the this week? >> hagel has been starting to make the rounds on -- he's already started to make the rounds on the telephone and there's been -- there's been some reporting out there on where he's sort of going. he's going to have to. >> you can find the rest of this conversation online. we take you to the floor of the house convening. denham, an >> chairman schuster laid the groundwork in 2006 when his post-karina reform act authorized fema to conduct a number of recovery programs. costs of dramatically reduced, projects were completed faster and the process was more efficient. without making permanent the debris removal program, the taxpayer could pay six times the cost of debris removal and it could take much longer. the individuals and households pilot program incorporated in this bill would reduce costs by a similar amount and make temporary housing available faster. in hearing after hearing before our committee experts, fema and the inspector general's office have all testified communities will be rebuilt faster
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relief caused by hurricane sandy. what it does is cut into foreign aid with the exception of israel, afghanistan or pakistan and shift those moneys being spent on foreign aid to instead be spent on american aid to the victims of hurricane sandy so it is paid for, it is a substantive pay for the amounts are unknown because it is the key to how much money is spent or has already been spent on foreign aid, and that can fluctuate depending on when this legislation should pass. the reason i am submitting the pay for is because the precarious condition the united states government sees itself to the financially we're on a path to nowhere. financially, we are looking at instead of a fiscal clough, a fourth consecutive deficit we have $16 trillion in total debt to increase that beyond $16 trillion to put that into perspective the amount of damages done to the country on an annual basis now serving the data is excess of $20 billion to put it in perspective that $220 billion that we're spending for servicing the past is three times all of those sought by entertains and the victims. best case
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. on "meet the press." i said he's a good supporter of israel but not reluctant to disagree when he thinks it is appropriate. being pro israel doesn't mean you have to agree with every single position. >> you don't have to agree with likud. there are a lot of parties who don't necessarily agree with netanyahu. >> stephanie: right. you don't have to think that bombing iran -- yeah, "the new york times" story hawks on iraq prepare for war against hagel. in the bitter debate, like you said, jim, because they were wrong on iraq. >> they made them look bad. >> stephanie: in a bit der bait that led up to the american invision of iraq, senator chuck hagel said some of the fellow republicans in their zest for war who have sat in jungles or foxholes and watched their friends get their heads blown off. cautious geopolitical approach -- >> how many of those killed in combat? >> stephanie: campaign now being waged against mr. hagel's nomination is relitgation of the decade-old dispute. bill crystal, you were wrong about everything. everything! [ buzzer ] this is the neocon's worst nightmare. co
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